Lowgill, Lancashire

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Lowgill or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Lowgill to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lowgill is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Lowgill General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lowgill. The percentage of residents in Lowgill rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lowgill rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lowgill is generally worse than in the average person in England.

HealthLancasterLancashireEngland
Very Good46.67%45.95%47.17%
Good33.84%33.66%34.22%
Fair13.70%14.14%13.12%
Bad4.49%4.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.30%1.38%1.25%

Lowgill Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lowgill are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lowgill has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

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CountryLancasterLancashireEngland
United Kingdom92.7%93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.8%4.1%9.4%

Lowgill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Lowgill has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Lowgill is a relatively affluent area.

TenureLancasterLancashireEngland
Owned36.1%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage33%35.3%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.3%4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.7%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented17.1%13.7%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Lowgill Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner.

GradeLancasterLancashireEngland
AB21.02%20.16%22.96%
C130.05%30.05%30.92%
C223.00%22.60%20.64%
DE25.93%27.19%25.49%

Lowgill Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Lowgill as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Lowgill is younger than the Lancashire average.

AgeLancasterLancashireEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.2%9.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.6%18.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.9%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%9.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.240.539.3
Median Age404139

Lowgill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Lowgill and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Lowgill is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Lowgill are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitLancasterLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.3%14.3%13.5%

Lowgill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lowgill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lowgill has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationLancasterLancashireEngland
No Qualifications20.6%23.6%22.5%
Level 111.4%13%13.3%
Level 215.2%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.5%3.6%
Level 317.5%13.6%12.4%
Level 427.2%25%27.4%
Other4.4%4.5%5.7%



Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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